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Hobbs Observatory

S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Hobbs Observatory consists of two domes with computer-operated telescopes, a large lecture room and a resource room. It features a digital camera that allows images from the telescopes to be stored on computer disks or transmitted to a video projector in the classroom. Available for private groups such as educational (k-12), college, scouts, church, family, etc.

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James Newman Clark Bird Museum

Phillips Hall UW-Eau Claire, 101 Roosevelt Ave., Eau Claire

The bird museum, circular in shape, contains four dioramas and surrounds the planetarium in Phillips Hall room 002. The 530 species housed in the museum were collected by James Newman Clark from the 1870s through the 1920s. Two popular exhibits are the bald eagle and golden eagle, which require the university to hold a license to have them.

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